Aceraceae

plural noun
Ac·​er·​a·​ce·​ae | \ ˌasəˈrāsēˌē \

Definition of Aceraceae

: a family of trees and shrubs (order Sapindales) having opposite leaves and small clustered flowers succeeded by fruits consisting of two united samaras — compare maple

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Other Words from Aceraceae

aceraceous \ ¦asə¦rāshəs \ adjective

First Known Use of Aceraceae

1829, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Aceraceae

New Latin, from Acer, type genus + -aceae

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“Aceraceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Aceraceae. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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